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Joint force launched for security in Darfur | Radio Dabanga

A joint force comprising regular Sudanese forces and contingents from the parties to the Juba Peace Agreement, was officially launched by the Governor of Darfur, Minni Arko Minawi in El Fasher yesterday. This initial joint force will form the nucleus … Continue reading

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$5.5 million USAID grant to boost development, democratic transition in Sudan | Radio Dabanga

Sudan’s Ministry of Finance and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed an agreement for a $5.5 million development grant to support the democratic transition and to promote the economic growth in Sudan, as part of a total … Continue reading

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Launch of Mastercard in Sudan ‘a milestone for financial services’ | Radio Dabanga

The launch of Mastercard payment services in Sudan by Faisal Islamic Bank (FIB)* this week, has been heralded as an important milestone as Sudan re-joins the international financial community. FIB will issue Mastercard-branded debit, credit, and prepaid payment cards in … Continue reading

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USAID head: $700 million to support Sudan’s ‘complex and daunting’ transition | Radio Dabanga

Samantha Power, the Executive Director of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), has affirmed the determination of the Biden administration to move forward with its development partnership with Sudan to accomplish the tasks of the transition, which she described … Continue reading

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Former NISS agents stand trial in Sudan for murder, crimes against humanity | Radio Dabanga

The trial of the former National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS)* agents accused of the January 2019 killing of student Mahjoub El Taj Mahjoub, began in Khartoum Central Court on Monday. It is alleged that Mahjoub died as a result … Continue reading

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Paris Club cancels $14.1 billion Sudan debt | Radio Dabanga

The Paris Club* creditors group has agreed to cancel $14.1 billion in Sudanese debt, and to reschedule the terms of servicing a further $9.5 billion owed to the group. The Paris Club congratulated Sudan for the strong measures of poverty … Continue reading

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Sudan Cabinet: ‘Unanimous decision’ to hand Darfur war crimes accused to ICC | Radio Dabanga

In a ‘unanimous decision’, Sudan’s Cabinet has pledged to hand former officials indicted for war crimes in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The decision shortly follows the visit to Sudan and Darfur by outgoing ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, … Continue reading

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Governor Minni Minawi pledges diversity in Darfur govt | Radio Dabanga

Darfur’s governor Minni Minawi has pledged to involve the diversity of groups in Darfur in the state’s governance during the political event organised in Khartoum on Wednesday in which the newly appointed regional governor and head of the Sudan Liberation … Continue reading

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New West Darfur Wali vows to address security in El Geneina | Radio Dabanga

The new Wali (governor) of West Darfur, Lt Gen Khamis Abkar, says that the decision to appoint him as governor of West Darfur is part of the implementation of the Juba Peace Agreement. On Sunday, the Prime Minister issued a … Continue reading

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$500m World Bank grant for water resources in Sudan | Radio Dabanga

Irrigation and Water Resources Minister, Yasir Abbas, has announced that World Bank has provided a grant of $500 million to the ministry. The Minister explained, today in statement to the official Sudan News Agency (SUNA) that he met World Bank … Continue reading

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